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As a youth, I marched under the red flag of socialism, a banner that's drooped badly in more recent decades. Stalin made a bloody mockery of Marx's vision of a classless society. Ditto Castro in Cuba. China is an old lefty's worst nightmare: a Communist...
Washington's tug of war over the federal budget has many wonders, but the biggest one of all must be the lengths to which politicians and pundits will go to deprive Granny and Grandpa of $30 a month. That's the amount by which benefits for the average...
Los Angeles TimesFormer President George W. Bush was joined by President Obama and three living former presidents in the dedication of his library last week in Dallas. It's important to remember that presidential libraries are relatively new. In 1941, while he was still...
Tags: Government, Libraries, Malaria, Barack Obama, Richard Nixon
When Lightfoot Solomon Michaux pitched his first revival tent at the corner of 19th and Jefferson in 1919, he'd already made his mark selling fish and groceries. Michaux was nearly 35 when he went from chasing profits to saving souls. And as he stood...
firstname.lastname@example.orgTara Viands joined a parade of nearly 300 people who walked a three-mile loop around War Memorial Park on Saturday morning to raise money for the March of Dimes’ March for Babies. “I walked because my daughters can’t walk,” said...
The dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum was more than an opportunity for the five living U.S. presidents to compare notes on what Stefan Lorant called "the glorious burden" of the office. It also was the beginning of Bush'...
Paul Dickson, a Garrett Park resident, loves the origins of words and is a compiler of word books and dictionaries. So imagine my delight and pleasure when my friend, Mary Garson, who is also fascinated with etymology, gave me a copy of Dickson's...
WASHINGTON -- Two of the three most infamous Supreme Court decisions were erased by events. The Civil War and postwar constitutional amendments effectively overturned Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857), which held that blacks could never have rights that...
According to a 19th-century poet named Francis Scott Key, the United States is the "land of the free and the home of the brave." If he were writing those lyrics today, he might add an asterisk with the notation: "Void in the aftermath of terrorism."...
WASHINGTON — Two of the three most infamous Supreme Court decisions were erased by events. The Civil War and postwar constitutional amendments effectively overturned Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857), which held that blacks could never have rights...
Tags: Racism, Radio, Al-Qaeda, The Washington Post, Washington, DC
"If history were to repeat itself," warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 State of the Union address, "and we were to return to the so-called normalcy of the 1920s, then it is certain that even though we shall have conquered our enemies on...
As former President George W. Bush, joined by President Obama and three living former presidents, dedicates his library this week in Dallas, it's important to remember that presidential libraries are relatively new. In 1941, while he was still in office,...
Tags: Government, Libraries, Malaria, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton
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